An Open Letter to My Ex

By Tyler Norman I am confused. I am angry. I am conflicted. Why? Not really sure… It’s just hard to find somebody like, like him. I want someone to laugh, cry, and grow with – a friend. Now, I have friends but, I just don’t have him. I don’t have someone to call at any…

Am I African American or Black?

By C’Ayanam Nyomi Obiekwe Yes; the infamous question that many, and even myself, are tired of. I think that one thing that we can all agree on is that there is a plethora of backgrounds within the black community. Despite this, we share similar stories, which is why there is always a tweet that one can relate…

Voter Supression

By Cheryl Kwapong Current Georgia Secretary of State Brain Kemp is in a heated race against, Stacey Abrams, the first black woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor. The job, as the secretary of state amongst other things, includes overseeing the voter registration of their state. “I’d say there’s an obvious conflict of…

Being Pro Black and Dating Outside the Black Race: Is it Possible?

By Fajorah Poteau Can you be pro black and date other races? This question has been lingering within the black community for some time now, and even with the various ‘yes’ and ‘no’ opinions, we (the black community) cannot seem to be in sync with one decision. On one end of the spectrum, we have…

Netflix, No Chill

By Patrick Hamblett Netflix was one of the first available direct-to-consumer video streaming services developed and since their conception they have been quite the disturbance in the media industry. In 1997 Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, two American entrepreneurs founded an online DVD rental service that has evolved the way people around the world consume…

Students and Stress

By Kerbi Rucker In 2017, the average college graduate was expected to have $38,000 in debt post-graduation (Debt.org, 2018). That is a pretty large number and something to be significantly stressed about, but student loan debt is probably just an added item to the list of worries. College students have been the subject of many jokes…

Dealing With Death

By Arianna Marks Throughout my life, I have lost family members. Although it was sad simply because a life was lost, I did not mourn due to not personally knowing them. I always thought as funerals as depressing, so I told myself I would never attend one unless it was immediate family. Unfortunately, on June…

“The World’s Largest Cocktail Party”

By Andrew Frierson As the end of October nears and the warm summertime environment transitions to autumn, college football has eclipsed the halfway point in the season. For some teams, this means trying to clinch a spot in the College Football Playoffs while others settle with the reality of a bowl game. However, in Athens…

Rocky Horror Picture Show! A Recreation of a 70s Classic at UGA

By Jayla Johnson Let’s do the Time Warp agaiiin! The annual production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show from University of Georgia’s University Union was outstanding. It was a modern comedic production of a 70s classic film. With a dynamic student cast of amazing actors and actresses and interactive audience in the production, you can’t…

There’s Still Hope

By Sydney Gibbs Well, the Georgia Bulldogs were finally tested after going against the Louisiana Tigers down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. However, the outcome wasn’t what the fans expected nor wanted. After a disappointing 36-16 loss in Death Valley, the Bulldogs dropped from No. 2 to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 Poll. They…